Academic Papers on Sociology Of Sex & Aids

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7 pages in length. The author argues in support of mandatory HIV testing for pregnant mothers, not only for the woman's health, but also for the health of the child. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

AIDS In The Workplace

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper that explore the issues surrounding employe concerns (fears and misconceptions) and how this has made it incumbant upon employers to train employees in discrimination laws and AIDS awareness generally. The paper provides training examples and techniques, economic facts to employers, and other resources available to employers. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 9 page look at AIDS discrimination in the workplace and specific issues faced by administrators. It is argued that managers must make extremely difficult decisions as the law does not allow them to discriminate but their healthy employees and customers often want them to do so anyway. The ADA, ERISA Law, and other regulations ...

This 7 page paper looks at the disease from a social perspective. The main focus is on exactly what the government and advocates are doing on behalf of AIDS and HIV infected victims. Subjects addressed are education, research, new drugs, treatment and funding. Statistics are included throughout. Bibliography included.

4 pages in length. An argument in favor of needle exchange programs -- an inherently HIV- reducing idea that has proven itself to be effective in European countries and recently in the U.S. as well. The writer presents an overview of legal issues, public views, and concludes that the government should be more supportive of ...

A 4 page reaction to the 1990's-era film "Philadelphia" starring Tom Hanks. The movie dealt with an AIDS-victim's socio-legal struggles in suing the law firm for which he worked under the assumption that they wrongly fired him just because of his fatal and socially-unaccepted disease. The writer reacts to the performance of various characters, examples ...

A 10 page paper dealing with society's treatment of AIDS victims. Discusses the negativity surrounding this issue as well as positive programs such as summer camps for youths with HIV/AIDS. Other subtopics explored are the 'handling' of children whose parents are dying from this dreaded disease.

5 pages that present a comparative review of four articles that discuss groups (i.e. women, homosexuals etc;) associated with the spread of AIDS from a sociological perspective. Four articles are cited in bibliography.

A 6 page paper discussing the frequency of AIDS within a specific high-risk group : homosexual males. Paper contains statistics and one graph. Some of the paper's sections include : data analysis, conclusions, and recommendations. Bibliography contains five sources.

Although its general subject is somewhat identical to 'aidshom2.wps,' this 8 page paper explores homosexuality itself and discusses why it is so difficult to teach behaviors that will prevent AIDS among this high-risk group. Paper makes clear the necessity for empathy regarding homosexuality and the AIDS "plague."

A 4 page research paper on new trends in treatment of AIDS. The writer details the scope of the death rate, the emotional effect, and new drug and genetic treatments. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 3 page research paper exploring the affects of AIDS education on young adults ages 18-24. The writer attempts to show that many young adults who participate in risky sexual behavior are not uneducated about the possibility of exposure to HIV. There are also a number of other factors that influence peoples choices ...

This 8 page paper challenges the common myth that women are less aggressive than men by considering the issue of socialization and supporting the belief that women are socialized to demonstrate aggressive characteristics in a different manner. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This insightful 5 page report examines the realistic sexual behaviors of college students (approx.. ages 18-24) and the reasons that AIDS education efforts simply aren't scaring them enough. Even though today's younger generation has assigned more "values" to sex than the older, "hippie" generation, they still very often fail to protect their lives while having ...

In light of the AIDS epidemic and current efforts to teach the public about the dangers of unprotected sex, one would think that college students would be the group most apt to indulge only in safe sex. Wrong ! This 4 page paper presents a realistic look at the behaviors of young adults in college ...

4 pages in length. In this essay, the writer examines a wealth of statistical information concerning condom use and attitudes towards HIV/AIDS among college students. While some of the data does indeed point to the fact that this unique population is finally practicing safer sex, there is still cause for alarm as more than 50% ...

5 pages in length. College students, like all humans, subconsciously believe that they are immortal. It is for this reason that they are not practicing safe sex nearly as much as they should. In essence, their sexual behaviors are really not much different than those of generations before them, they are just met by a ...

In this 4 page report, the writer examines Generation X's attitude towards sex. Left over from previous generations, young adults of the late 20th century believe that sex is a fundamental right... They also fail to protect themselves properly from the threat of HIV/AIDS..Examined are some of the reasons for this phenomenon and how the ...

Measures of Androgyny

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page literature review that examines the various ways of measuring androgyny. In examining the methods of measurement we illustrate some specific studies which have researched individual androgynous concerns. With each of these studies it becomes more and more apparent that the most widely recognized measuring scale is the Bem Sex-Role Inventory, which essentially defines the masculine and ...

HIV: Cause and Effect

  • 6 page paper

For many years, the origin of the HIV virus was unknown. Now, scientists believe that a subspecies of chimpanzee native to west equatorial Africa has been identified as the original source of HIV-1. AIDS was first described in 1981, and the virus responsible for causing it, HIV, was initially reported in 1983. ...

A 5 page paper which reviews and analyzes the essay/research titled "Attributing Sexual Consent" by Grace Y. Lim and Michael E. Roloff. The essay appeared in the February, 1999 edition of JACR. No additional sources cited.

The Sexual Revolution

  • 7 page paper

This 7 page report discusses the sexual revolution in America of the 1960s through the 1980s. America of the 1960s and 1970s was a time of great change that brought about the legalization of practices that it is now hard to think of as once having been banned or thought of as immoral such as birth control (illegal in many ...

Date Rape

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page paper which discusses the occurrence of date rape and presents an intervention involving education as a possible solution to the problem. Too often the reason for date rape is inability to communicate so that the other understands. Currently, the methods approached primarily address what the woman can do to prevent date rape, and rarely do we ...

This 15 page paper presents both sides of the pornography issue. It argues that pornography may be a social problem, but also addresses questions that come up such as where to draw the line. Issues concerning sexual addiction, child pornography, the reality or mythology of snuff films and whether or not pornography degrades women, is ...

This 5 page report presents an argument in behalf of high school students being required to take a sex education class. The ever-present debate over whether or not high school students (or students of any age) should be required to take sex education classes has resulted in a great deal of animosity. Even though sex education has been implemented in ...

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